Confidentiality in Workers' Compensation and Cultural Diversity (NU1760)

Author(s): Patsy Barnes, RN, BA

Pre-Approved for: ACM, CA BRN, CNLCP, CRRN, Delaware BON, Florida BON, RNs, RRP

Credit Hours: 2

Course Format

This course is online. All course material is available online and is accessible immediately after purchase from your account homepage.

Course Overview

This course will provide an in-depth review of the HIPAA law. It will discuss its varying components and considerations with a focus on Workers’ Compensation. This course will then provide a review of cultural diversity, outlining different strategies and approaches useful in your daily practice.

Course Objectives

  1. Describe the HIPAA law and its components

  2. List those entities that have to follow HIPAA law

  3. State the one exception to the HIPAA law requirements

  4. Name those who are considered business associates under the HIPAA law

  5. Define culture and cultural respect

  6. Compare and contrast CAM and traditional medicine

  7. List the characteristics of a culturally respectful clinician

  8. Recognize those things that affect healthcare disparities

Course Outline

  1. Introduction to HIPAA - Privacy and Security Rules

  2. Case Studies and Examples: Care Coordination, Care Planning, and Case Management

  3. State Specifics and Employer Policy

  4. Cultural Respect and Competence

  5. Patient Centered Care

  6. Skill Centered Approaches

Course Price


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